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Capital Group Overview

Los Angeles, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
1931
Company - Private
Finance
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Working at Capital Group

We’re one of the world's largest and most trusted investment management companies with a powerful mission — improve people's lives through successful investing. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us ... Read more

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    Capital Group on Campus - Summer Associate Program

    Be part of the exciting world of Capital Group, home of American Funds, as a Summer Associate! Bring your energy and fresh perspective and come grow with us professionally, personally and financially. You'll learn about the investment management industry by working on challenging projects that have real impact on our organization.

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Capital Group – Why Work For Us?


The best way to understand who we are is through our associates. Meet Meena.


Come grow with us

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities.

In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous. Visit our Career Page to learn more about our outstanding benefits.

Come make a difference in the lives of others

We’re 7,500 associates who make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors from all walks of life can fulfill their long-term dreams and financial goals, whatever they may be.

We’re driven by our mission to improve people’s lives through successful investing. In accomplishing this mission, we’ve been recognized as a leader in the asset management industry. We know that it’s the collective efforts of CG associates that sets our organization apart and leads to client success.

If you really want to know what’s on our minds about what we do, explore Capital Ideas.


 

See our associates from around the world enjoying their everyday life at Capital Group.



Our associates from around the world share why they love their careers at Capital Group.


Come drive your career

We empower our associates to drive their careers. We challenge our associates to think differently. And we inspire our associates to be their best.

When you come to Capital, you’ll have learning resources that will expand your expertise in a wide variety of fields. From industry and organizational knowledge to technical  and leadership skills, we’ve  got the tools to help you constantly grow.

Capital’s leaders are a critical component to our company’s success. To help them be their best, we offer leadership programs for all levels of managers. These programs provide hands on experiences that allow you to learn from peers, senior leaders and some of the best academic thinking.

It’s not just the programs and tools that support your career development. Learning from your colleagues that can make the biggest impact. You’ll be surrounded by smart, caring and driven people who’ll inspire you to do your best work.

Hear what our associates say about developing at Capital Group.


Capital is made up of a diverse collection of people, connected by common values and an uncommon sense of purpose. Meet Vickie.


Our differences make us better

We improve peoples’ lives through successful investing, enabling millions of investors from all walks of life to fulfill their dreams and long-term financial goals, whatever they might be.

We’re united in purpose and values that include integrity, collaboration and mutual respect, and we flourish by seeking out and embracing our differences. We wear some of those differences on the surface. Many others are unseen. All are vital to who we are.

We’re committed to an environment where we can bring our true, best selves to work. That’s why we created Capital Communities, where associates with common interests can connect and grow. With more than 20 Capital Communities up and running, it’s easy to find where you fit in.

Meet a few of our amazing Capital Communities in action.

Last year, Capital donated more than US$25 million to 3,000 nonprofits on behalf of our associates. It’s not the numbers that make our giving program impressive – it’s the fact that all our donations are influenced directly by our associates. 


Come invest in your community

As an investment manager, we improve millions of people’s lives through successful investing.  And, as individuals and groups, our associates help thousands of nonprofits and their beneficiaries through their generous gifts of time, energy and resources.

How involved are our associates in our giving programs? In a word – very. Associates decide which charities we support through matching gifts, grants and service hours. From donating to local school bake sales to sponsoring refugees in Africa, Capital Group associates tell us what organizations they care about and decide where we allocate money. With over 7,500 passionate associates globally, it’s no surprise that we sponsored 3,000 non-profits last year! Bottom line: no matter how you like to give back to your community, we have a program that will help you make a difference. 

To learn more about our specific Giving programs, visit our Careers page.

Meet Mike, a Capital associate who inspires us with his dedication to refurbishing homes in inner-city Los Angeles.

Come join our Superior Service team

Superior service is in our DNA. We interact with shareholders, clients and financial advisors everyday, helping them fulfill their dreams and long-term financial goals.

When you join our Service team, you’re given powerful tools to help you succeed. You can expect:

  • Robust, hands-on training during your first 12 weeks.
  • The opportunity to work on various projects and with different leaders across Capital.
  • Opportunities for long-term career growth and an active partnership with your manager on your development goals.
  • The support of your peers and team members, who value collaboration and respect for individuals, two of our core values.
  • A strong community of Service associates who value giving back to others, helping our investors meet their needs and having fun along the way.

Visit our Careers Page to learn more about our careers in Service at Capital Group.

And it’s not all work when you join the Service team. Meet some our Service associates kicking back and giving back outside of work – matching attire optional.

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    Pros

    Capital Group is a rare organization that practices what it preaches. If you are willing to put in the effort to improve yourself while delivering value to the organization , you will be recognized and rewarded. This is not hard to do. Be your true self, learn the ropes, stay true to the CG core values, and the career upsides are there!

    Cons

    Probably the one con is that limited number of internal openings if you are very specialized in your approach to work. If you are willing to learn and grow the upsides can be there. You have to manage your career first and foremost.

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Capital Group Photos

Capital Group photo of: LA associates cleaning up at a Community Action Day
Capital Group photo of: Ping Pong tournament at our Summer Social
Capital Group photo of: Indianapolis celebrating a successful CapitalSpeaks!
Capital Group photo of: All fun and games at our LA office
Capital Group photo of: We heart art - Capital's art collection can be traced back to the late 1960's
Capital Group photo of: Capital associates restoring a stream in Geneva's beautiful outdoor space
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Capital Group Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Capital Group.

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    Two-hour interview -- first with a manager, then with the head proofreader. It began with a description of the position, followed by an in-depth discussion of my background. Both interviewers were personable and polite.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you handle a situation in which you were on deadline for one (non-rush) project and were tasked with completing a rush request for another?   1 Answer
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Capital Group Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work in Indiana, Indiana Chamber of Commerce, 2016
  • Top Workplaces, Orange county Register, 2013
  • Best Places to Work in Indiana (Large), Best Companies Group, 2012
  • Best Places to Work in Indiana (Large), Best Companies Group, 2010
  • America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
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